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Located in Northern Virginia, CBOA is a member of the Virginia High School League (VHSL) , and Board #255 of the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials (IAABO) . CBOA is dedicated to providing the highest levels of professionalism and quality officiating to basketball programs throughout our service area.

The purpose of the Cardinal Basketball Officials Association is to further the interests of amateur basketball officials; promote the welfare of amateur basketball, its players, officials, administrators, fans and the media; develop, promote and maintain the highest standards of sportsmanship in connection with the game of basketball; provide educational programs to advance the skills of amateur basketball officials; work with sports administrators to provide qualified individuals to officiate basketball games; and encourage uniform interpretation of the rules of basketball.

We are always looking for new officials to join CBOA.  If you would like to become a high school official, no experience is required.  Cardinal Basketball Officials Association offers a ten week training program in the fall to get you ready.  The program offers the chance to work practice games, learn proper signals and mechanics, and a thorough study of the rules.  We offer our services to schools and recreation leagues throughout northern Virginia.  
If you're interested, please email Mike Preston at expressing your interest.  We look forward to hearing from you!